Sama believes that bioethics could form an important basis for monitoring and creating pressure for reforms especially in the fields of clinical trials – research; evolving ethical guidelines for critical areas of medical practice, such as Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Sex Selection, access to care, cost of health care, equity in access to drugs, etc. Sama has been a part of National Bioethics Conferences which was an initiative of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME) in order to establish a broad, independent, and participatory national bioethics platform.
Sama is participating in the 6th National Bioethics Conference (NBC) to be held in Pune during 13-15 January 2017. The conference theme is “Healing and dying with dignity: Ethical issues in palliative care, end-of-life care and euthanasia”. The plenary sessions at the NBC will focus on Palliative care, End-of-life care… Continue reading